Admissions & Financial Aid Blog

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Adjusting to Campus in the Time of Corona
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My Little Trip to Lake Ontario
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My Summer in Quarantine
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Keep the Music Playing: The University of Rochester Pep Band
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Back to School
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Voting Season with the Committee for Political Engagement
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My Top Ten: A Look Back at My Time at Rochester
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2018 Simon Scholars Case Competition
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Can I Afford It?
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On-Campus Jobs at the University of Rochester Part One

Adjusting to Campus in the Time of Corona

  Hi friends! Welcome to the wonderful world of navigating online classes! With everything going on in the world recently, I’m mostly just so glad that people are able to be on campus. But I know a lot of people are struggling with navigating this “new normal.” So, I thought I’d create a little update[…]

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My Little Trip to Lake Ontario

In an effort to see more of the sights around Rochester before I graduate, I took advantage of one of the nice September Saturdays to go to Lake Ontario with a friend. We were going to go for a walk at Corbett’s Glen before heading to the beach, but the parking lot was full, so[…]

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My Summer in Quarantine

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, I’m sure most people would agree that summer 2020 was unlike any other. However, despite the unusual circumstances, I’m grateful for the memories I made, and I’m happy I can look back on this summer fondly. So, it seemed fitting to dedicate my first article of the semester to sharing[…]

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Keep the Music Playing: The University of Rochester Pep Band

The fall 2020 semester is like nothing ever seen at the University of Rochester. The shift to hybrid classes has been difficult, but professors and students are working to make the transition as smooth as possible. One of these new changes is limiting social gatherings for student organizations. Since acceptable rehearsal space is extremely limited,[…]

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Back to School

  On August 21st I stepped foot on campus for the first time in over eight months. It was good to be back, but felt very different. Maybe it was because now I’m a senior and this is my last year in Rochester. It was likely more because of COVID-19, which has transformed student life.[…]

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Voting Season with the Committee for Political Engagement

By: Victoria Liverpool, Class of 2022 My name is Victoria Liverpool and I’m from Montclair, New Jersey. I’m a junior planning to double major in International Relations with a minor in Spanish. I am the Publicity Chair for the Committee for Political Engagement where I manage our social media platforms and promote our events. On[…]

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My Top Ten: A Look Back at My Time at Rochester

By: Emily Tworek, Class of 2020 As my time at the University of Rochester comes to a close, I’m feeling nostalgic, and I thought I would share 10 of my favorite things I’ve experienced while being a humanities student at the U of R. 1. 24 at Todd From my first days on campus, 24[…]

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2018 Simon Scholars Case Competition

by Isabella Barbagallo, Class of 2022, Individual Winner of  the 2018 Simon Scholars Case Competition  In January of 2018, I was a senior in high school preparing to attend the University of Rochester in the fall. I had been accepted to the school through Early Decision in December, and I was thrilled to call myself[…]

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Can I Afford It?

Congratulations on being admitted to the University of Rochester! We know that finances are a big part of the college decision-making process for college. For many of you, the question “Can I afford it?” will be weighing heavily on your mind as the May 1 decision deadline approaches. So, what are some of the considerations[…]

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On-Campus Jobs at the University of Rochester Part One

One of the big differences between high school and college is the amount of free time you have. In most high schools, students are expected to be in class from anywhere between 7 am to 5 pm. While this time may include some club and after-school activities, students are typically in classes back to back[…]

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